The morning after…

Saturday was amazing and a lot of fun! Our good friends at Nuit Blanche and all of the other organizers of the many events really tore the roof off in the Bowery. It was one of those nights that really makes us realize why we love living and working in NYC .  Great to see creative people prove that they not only know how to party, but that they can get people on the streets to stop and wonder how the city can be made better through art and design. The hangover was definitely worth it!

SOFTlab @ Flash:Light!

Hope you all will make it downtown this weekend for the New Museum’s Festival of Ideas For the New City. A lot of fun and interesting projects are going on around, near, and all over the Bowery! We are producing an installation out of 1500 LEDs and a bunch of Mylar as part of Flash:Light organized by Nuit Blanche New york. Our installation will hang in the entrance to the courtyard of 233 Mott Street. We also produced a piece for projection onto the New Museum facade along with a number of artists including our friends over at Acconci Studio and Terraform One. The projections will start Saturday night May 7th at 8pm. We can’t wait to see the museum breath, melt, get taped, grown, covered in hair and pretty much get transformed into an eight story hot box!

We are also working with Nuit Blanche and the New Museum on a fold up New Museum that features the projection of various artists. If all goes well these will be available on site this weekend. Hope to see you all there… will be a lot of fun!

New Museum Projection!

We are working with a great team of people from Nuit Blanche New York and artists to make projections for the New Museum as part of their Festival of Ideas for the New City. We shot our piece last weekend. It was a lot of fun and most people are creating analog videos. The videos will be projected during the festival weekend at night on Saturday May 7th. If you are in town, you should definitely check it out along with all of the many other great things going on!

Alpha to Zeta

Our good friend Michael Rees asked us to be a part of the show Alpha to Zeta. Michael has developed a sculptural user interface that produces a 3d object based on letters entered through a keyboard. Anyone one can develop a 3d alphabet. It is a great project we saw in the works a longtime ago when we were first starting the studio. the exhibition will include a number of artists that have created alphabets an models. Each model is 3d printed and will be on display. The screen cap above is a picture of our alphabet in action! The opening is this Thursday and will be  alot of fun. Details below:

February 4 to February 15, 2011
Reception:  February 10, 2011, 6-8p
Visual Arts Gallery at the School of VIsual Art
601 West 26th St., 15th floor
New York, New York

Artists include: Michael Rees, Suzanne Anker, Prem Makeig, Mike Szivos (Softlab), Lenka Curtain, David Frankel, Lala Montoya, Michael Severance, Zulma Cardona, Sam T. Chciuk, Nicholas P. Colbert, Nicole P. Crisbacher, Katarina A. Crnogorac, Ashley M. Simon, Christian D. Tandazo, and Geoff Flash

SOFTlab @ The Center for Architecture

We will be speaking about our work 6-8pm January 25th at the CFA as part of the New Practices 2010 Lecture series. If you are in town it would be great to see you there. The New Practices Exhibition over the summer gave us a chance to reflect on our work and think about how we got here. The most popular question we get asked is “what do you guys do?” We will hopefully answer this on Thursday through some of our work and we will talk about our biggest design project: our studio.

For full details and to RSVP you can visit the CFA website.

NODE10 opening!

We had a lot of fun at the opening of abstrakt Abstrakt! Thanks Marius, Eno, and David for putting up with and making sure that we had a good time! The installation was fueled by Binding and Super Apple. Here are some photos of the final piece and the opening. More pics after the jump…

images of our last installation in Frankfurt

Group Exhibit:
abstrakt Abstrakt
The Systemized World

Artists: Ralf BaeckerFIELDBen FryLeander HerzogRobert Hodgin, Thilo Kraft, Brandon Morse,Louise Naunton MorganJohn PowersPatrick Raddatz, SOFTlab, Jorinde Voigt,Zimoun
Curated by:
Marius Watz & Eno Henze

Photos: Marius Watz

Design Team: Michael Szivos, Carrie McKnelly, and Charlotte Vlerick

Installation: Brandt Graves

Thanks to everyone involved!

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 Our friends over at Devotion gallery and 319 Scholes are celebrating a their inaugural year anniversary this weekend with a party and a bunch of events. We are showing work and will definitely be hanging tough this Friday at 319 Scholes. Information below:

Devotion Gallery and 319 Scholes Present THE SHIFT
A three day benefit celebrating one year of curation in the 11206 Brooklyn zipcode
August 27th, 8pm until Sunday at 8pm
$10 per night – $25 3 day pass – Free Saturday and Sunday during gallery hours (12pm – 4pm)
LOCATION: 319 Scholes, Brooklyn, NY, 11206 (L to Morgan)
CONTACT: Phoenix at

NPNY 2010

The NPNY2010 Exhibition last Thursday was a lot of fun. Everyone’s work was amazing and it was good to see a bunch of our friends out for the opening. Check out more photos after the jump…

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GAUD++ 2010 Exhibtion

The opening reception for this years GAUD Exhibition will be after the Brett Steele lecture tonight!

The exhibition is designed, curated and installed by a course taught by Michael  Szivos with Carrie McKnelly. Hope you can join us.

Professor: Michael Szivos with Carrie McKnelly


Bre Crispo
Andri Klausen
Jorge Mendez
John Putre
Tyler O’Rielley
Laura Vincent
Adam Fisher
Nicole Hill
Naveen Mahantesh
Jeffrey Johnson
Eric Olsen